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When Blackbirds Fly (Not Our War series)

When Blackbirds Fly (Not Our War series)

Hannah Lalhlanpuii
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Life is sweet growing up in Aizawl, with his family and friends, and all the narrator wants is a peaceful life. But the independence movement in Mizoram means that regardless of what he wants, he is drawn inexorably into a world where everyone has to choose where they stand …
Set in the initial stages of the two-decade-long struggle for Mizoram’s independence and against the backdrop of the 1966 bombing of Aizawl, this stunning debut novel is an universal story of how individual dreams and lives are shattered when larger conflicts arise.

Imprint: Duckbill

Published: Feb/2022

ISBN: 9780143453376

Length : 128 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

When Blackbirds Fly (Not Our War series)

Hannah Lalhlanpuii

Life is sweet growing up in Aizawl, with his family and friends, and all the narrator wants is a peaceful life. But the independence movement in Mizoram means that regardless of what he wants, he is drawn inexorably into a world where everyone has to choose where they stand …
Set in the initial stages of the two-decade-long struggle for Mizoram’s independence and against the backdrop of the 1966 bombing of Aizawl, this stunning debut novel is an universal story of how individual dreams and lives are shattered when larger conflicts arise.

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Hannah Lalhlanpuii

Hannah Lalhlanpuii is a PhD research scholar in Mizoram University. Her area of interest lies in postcolonial studies, trauma writing and children's literature. Her poems and short stories have been published locally in Mizoram. Apart from creative writing, she also works as a freelance writer for English news outlets in the state. Hannah is currently living with her family in Aizawl, Mizoram.